Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

10/20/14
10/20/14

The Center for Fine Art Photography's annual portraits exhibition brings artists from around the globe into the spotlight. A portrait is a visual representation that portrays the likeness...

Deadline: 10/22/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Art Convergence will be a showcase of quality artwork currently being created by contemporary artists in the Northwest. It will be an exhibit of both two-dimensional artwork juried by Karen...

Deadline: 10/24/14
9/26/14
9/26/14

Sitar Arts Center offers affordable multidisciplinary arts education in a nurturing environment to the Washington, DC’s youth who otherwise wouldn’t be have access to these...

Deadline: 10/25/14
9/5/14
9/5/14

The City on North Plains, OR has a Pumpkin Run and Costume Parade and they provide lots of free activities for families.  This year they will have some giant pumpkins (400 lbs+) available,...

Event: 10/25/14
10/3/14
10/3/14

Create a two- or three-dimensional work of art, photograph, or a literary work that embodies a favorite place and submit
it for inclusion in this exciting exhibition. (Total dimensions...

Deadline: 10/26/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

Downtown Oregon City is hosting a Pumpkin Carving Contest! On Friday, October 31, join us for our annual Trick or Treat on Main Street, where you can see all the pumpkins and trick-or-treat at...

Final deadline 10/28/14
10/7/14
10/7/14

Artists and artist teams are invited by Kimberly Kent Art Broker to submit a proposal to exterior art to be installed at Barcelona at Beaverton. The Barcelona at Beaverton will be a newly...

Deadline: 10/29/14
10/9/14
10/9/14
BLACK MARKET ART FAIR is the online art fair for emerging new art on the threshold of the established art market. They want to expand the opportunities for exhibiting and marketing new...
Deadline: 10/30/14
10/7/14
10/7/14

C-TRAN is requesting proposals from interested artists interested in providing functional art for the Fourth Plain Bus Rapid Transit project.  The Fourth Plain Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project...

Deadline: 10/30/14
9/30/14
9/30/14

Art Hive Online is a new online gallery platform and social network for professional artists. Their curators are currently seeking submission of contemporary...

Deadline: 10/30/14
10/20/14
10/20/14

The Portland Commission on Disability (PCoD) is hosting CONTEST in the community to come up with their new tagline and logo to celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, 2014....

Deadline: 10/31/14
10/9/14
10/9/14

Splendorporium & The Art4Life Children's Gallery are looking for sparkly, gaudy, jewel-encrusted, extravagant artwork for this...

Deadline: 10/31/14
10/3/14
10/3/14

HIDDEN ROOMS – IDENTITIES . CITIES . MEMORIES Venice International video art, experimental dance and performance festival, that will be held in the prestigious Ca’ Zanardi in Venice (...

Deadline: 10/31/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national...

Deadline: 10/31/14
9/15/14
9/15/14

Peripheral ARTeries is inviting entries to find the most interesting worldwide artists in various fine arts disciplines. The contest, on its 6th edition, will once again explore and show current...

Deadline: 10/31/14
8/6/14
8/6/14

LaGuardia Community College of New York City University is seeking innovative, contemporary 2-D and 3-D art work by U.S artist for solo exhibitions, 2014- 2015 seasons. Send 10 images on CD along...

Deadline: 10/31/14
7/8/14
7/8/14

Call to artists for gallery membership. This is an artist owned gallery with studios in Hillsboro. Visit the website: below to download an application and for more information.

Deadline: 10/31/14
10/2/14
10/2/14

The mission of Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens is to serve the community of Ormond Beach and its visitors in offering exhibitions by Florida, regional and international artists; to maintain...

Deadline: 11/1/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Beginning October 1 and going through November 1, 2014, apexart will accept submissions for the Unsolicited Proposal Program for exhibitions in NYC. This program is a curatorial open call that...

Deadline: 11/1/14
9/12/14
9/12/14

The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities.  For one hundred and twenty years the ...

Deadline: 11/1/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites sculptors to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s award winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls sculpture exhibit.  The...

Deadline: 11/3/14
9/12/14
9/12/14

Silhouettes create a striking contrast between the subject and its environment.  They can be very informative, reveal a teasing amount of detail or communicate complete anonymity; in all...

Deadline: 11/3/14
9/24/14
10/21/14

The Portland Building Installation Space series features ongoing month-long exhibitions focused exclusively on installation art. Situated adjacent to the lobby of the Portland Building (located at...

Deadline for both: 11/5/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

The Cannon Beach Gallery will be hosting it's 28th Annual Miniatures Show from November 7-December 8, 2014 which will be curated by Jennifer Zika of the Portland Art Museum'...

Drop off day: 11/5/14
6/16/14
6/16/14

Entries are open for the ninth edition of the Arte Laguna Prize, the international contest that showcases the work of the finalists in the prestigious spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.

...

Deadline: 11/6/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

The Friends of the Arts at Turtle Bay, in cooperation with Turtle Bay Exploration Park, is presenting its third West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at Turtle Bay. ...

Deadline: 11/7/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

Clatsop Community College is accepting entries for the ninth annual  international juried competition to be held January 22 - March 5, 2015 at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery...

Deadline: 11/7/14
9/26/14
9/26/14

The December exhibition is entitled, “Home for Christmas.”  They seek artwork that evokes the warmth and joy of the holiday season.  New and established artists of all...

Deadline: 11/8/14
10/15/14
10/20/14

Art-Competition.net: is an online-juried international art competition open to artists 18 years of age or older creating art in any painting, drawing, mixed media, photography or digital medium....

Deadline: 11/10/14
10/8/14
10/8/14

This exhibition will take place during the 2015 WCA national conference in New York City that explores access and difference in its many forms. All self-identified women artists...

Deadline: 11/10/14
10/2/14
10/2/14

The HART Gallery's November show, open 11/15/14-12/5/14 makes a price list easy, everything is priced at $100! So if you have any 2D artwork that you would sell for a bill, this is the show....

Deadline: 11/11/14
9/5/14
9/5/14

The purpose of the Tualatin Visual Chronicle is to create a visual record of Tualatin in various mediums including but not limited to prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs which document...

Deadline: 11/13/14
10/14/14
10/14/14

Portland Community College (‘PCC’ or ‘College’) invites proposals from artists to provide art work for the Cascade Campus (Cascade).  The College seeks existing work...

Deadline: 11/14/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

The 38th Portland International Film Festival accepts submissions on a seasonal basis.  The submission season runs from August 19 to November 14, culminating with the festival each February...

Deadline: 11/14/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Maryland Transit Administration’s (MTA) General Engineering Consultant Team (GEC) seeks artists to create enhancements for the future Purple Line light rail project. The Purple Line,...

Deadline: 11/14/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

Yosemite Renaissance is an annual competition/exhibition which is intended to encourage diverse artistic interpretations of Yosemite. Its goals are to bring together the works of serious...

Deadline: 11/15/14
9/24/14
9/24/14

Associação Cultural Videobrasil and Sesc São Paulo are calling upon artists interested in taking part in...

Deadline: 11/16/14
10/8/14
10/8/14

For the spring 2015 issue of Oregon Humanities we want to hear your stories, ideas, thoughts, and arguments on the word "fix." Tell us about something you...

Deadline: 11/17/14
10/20/14
10/20/14

Who or what is considered beautiful varies from person to person and culture to culture. Explore the variety of ways that beauty and it’s interpretations exist in the world. We welcome all...

Deadline: 11/19/14
10/20/14
10/20/14

OPEN THEME | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 8

Submitted portfolios are evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images. Fifteen photographers will be chosen to have...

Deadline: 11/19/14
10/20/14
10/20/14

Whether it falls under the heading of artfilm or independent movie, you are invited to submit your work to the 10th Edition of VIDEOFOCUS, our special Stigmart issue focused on video. The...

Deadline: 11/20/14
9/30/14
9/30/14

The Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center is currently seeking submissions from individual artists and groups working in all media to exhibit 6-8 week shows between July 2015 and June...

Deadline: 11/20/14
10/7/14
10/7/14

The 12th annual Something Red juried show brings the arts-in-community to downtown Salem, Oregon. Artists benefit from the sales and exposure of their work on display in Salem businesses during...

Deadline: 11/22/14
10/6/14
10/6/14

The South is emerging as hub for creativity. Recently Raleigh adopted a vision to become the Southern Capital for Arts and Culture. To showcase the best artwork from the region here in Raleigh,...

Deadline: 11/25/14
9/24/14
10/21/14

Entering the twenty-first century we have a myriad of human theories and logical arguments that explain the existence of our galaxy, the heavens, and the universe; however, that pool of...

Deadline: 11/30/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

The competition is open to all professional artists age 18 and over who are living and working in the United States and its territories.

Each artist may enter one work depicting anyone...

Deadline: 11/30/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

The Jane Lumley Prize is awarded annually to a writer who has yet not published a full length book of poetry or prose. The prize alternates each year between prose and poetry, and the inaugural...

Deadline: 11/30/14
10/16/14
10/16/14

The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography, December 11, 2014- January 3, 2015. All...

Deadline: 12/1/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

Portland State University, Oregon’s largest university located in downtown Portland, in partnership with PDX Jazz are proud to present the first annual JAZZ FORWARD COMPETITION. The...

Deadline: 12/1/14
10/16/14
10/16/14

From January 17-March 3, 2015, Annmarie’s spectacular Main Gallery will be transformed into artist studios, providing a serene retreat and experimental space for artists to develop new works...

Deadline: 12/5/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

This exhibit invites artists to envision the mysteries of the universe, both scientific and fantastical, theoretical and fictional, real and imagined.  How do artists render the work of...

Deadline: 12/5/14
10/3/14
10/3/14

The seasons have their own unique affect and representation for all of us. Each signifies change not only in our surroundings but within. The individual beauty of a particular season can be...

Deadline: 12/8/14
10/2/14
10/2/14

Portland has long been defined and shaped by its rivers, notably the Columbia and the Willamette.  The rivers shaped how the city grew, and Portlanders have long interacted with their rivers...

Deadline: 12/15/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

From Ferguson to Gaza, we can see the way that militarism has a direct impact on the lives of all of us. Militarism refers to physically violent and coercive ways of settling conflict or...

Deadline: 12/15/14
10/21/14
10/21/14

THEME: Small figurative work inspired by famous divas.

SHOW DESCRIPTION:

Bold. Talented. Demanding. Idolized....

Deadline: 12/19/14
9/23/14
9/23/14

Blue Sky established the Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers ("the Drawers") program in 2007 to feature a juried public archive of original prints by...

Deadline: 12/19/14
10/13/14
10/13/14

Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions. Sizes up to 12 feet are...

Deadline: 12/22/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Attention writers, researchers, photographers, visual artists, and image-makers!

The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and...

Deadline: 12/31/14
10/15/14
10/15/14

POWFest will partner with MetroEast Community Media to host POWGirls in 2015. In keeping with the mission to support the next generation of women filmmakers, POWFest will host...

Deadline: 1/5/15
8/25/14
8/25/14

Embracing Our Differences believes that everyone has the right to feel safe, to be empowered and to make a difference in our world. The Embracing Our Differences 2015 Annual Art Exhibit...

Postmarked Deadline: 1/5/15
10/20/14
10/20/14

Student artists, emerging artists and established artists are invited to participate in our first Artist’s 8”x8” Challenge. Registered participants will create an art piece on a...

Deadline: 2/10/15
10/2/14
10/2/14

Mix it UP!  Fusion is the binding of two or more things into something new that possesses properties of both, incorporating different styles, ideas and designs. In a world where boundaries...

Deadline: 2/22/15
9/16/14
10/22/14

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is now accepting applications for mural funding through its Public Art Murals Program. Applications are due the first Wednesday of every month until...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month until 6/3/15
8/27/14
8/27/14

ISing Choir, a Beaverton based choir with a mission to share innovative and exceptional choral music while supporting local non-profit organizations, is searching for individuals interested in...

No deadline
8/5/14
8/5/14

PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art) is working on a project by performance company Mammalian Diving Reflex called "All the Sex I've Ever Had" that explores...

No deadline
3/31/14
3/31/14
Portland choreographer Jayanthi Raman is looking for modern dancers (not required to have Indian dance background)  to perform in her upcoming production in Fall 2014 at PCPA with the ...
No deadline
3/27/14
3/27/14
Pair Shaped is a new, online collaborative art platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. This is not a standard call for submissions! If you’re selected,...
Ongoing deadline
2/18/14
2/18/14
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

ARTiculAction is glad to announce the 4th edition of the International Open Call for Artists ARTiculAction 0.4: artists from each side of the world are welcomed to submit their works.

The...

No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

Lunaria, a co-operative gallery in historic Silverton, Oregon is currently jurying for new artists for membership.  It is the mission of the gallery to promote high quality works of art from...

No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
11/12/13
11/12/13

365 Artists | 365 Days is a new collaborative project, which will be launched in January 2014 by the Frank Juarez Gallery (Sheboygan, WI) and Greymatter Gallery (Milwaukee, WI).

...

ongoing
10/28/13
10/28/13

Mahlstedt Gallery is currently accepting submissions and is sending out a call to artists from around the world, and at all stages in their art careers, to submit their portfolios for...

10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline
8/20/13
8/20/13

"Someday Incubator" is Portland's free monthly showcase of new works in the performing arts. It's a venue for established and new artists to workshop new material in front of a...

No deadline